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Reframing the demon

Reframing the demon

Anton Novenanto On the morning of 29 May 2013, hundr of Lapindo mudflow victims gathered in Porong Square in Sidoarjo, East Java, to march along the highway in commemoration of the seventh year since the disaster began. A group of marchers carried a five-metre-tall ogoh-ogoh (effigy) of a man wearing ...

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France grapples with high domestic violence rate

France grapples with high domestic violence rate

Sylvia. Dalila. Aminata. Céline. Julie. Their names are plastered on buildings and headlines across France, calling attention to their d fate: Each was killed, allegedly by a current or former partner this year. More than 130 women have died from domestic violence this year alone in France, according to activists ...

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Indonesian tsunami victims recount painful memories

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia As the world observes the Tsunami Awareness Day on Tuesday, relatives of those killed in 2004 disaster in northern Indonesia’s Aceh region, recount painful memories.  Within seconds, a nine-meter-high wall of water, following a massive earthquake, swept the region, killing 200,000 people. Maisara, a housewife is still ...

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